DTI Lead Security Administrator

This position is for current DTI employees only.

Recruitment #021821-MUAD65-110200


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The Department of Technology & Information (DTI) is Delaware’s central IT organization committed to providing technology services and collaborative solutions for Delaware while working to improve the lives of Delawareans through advanced technologies that innovate government services. 

In addition to recruiting and retaining the best and brightest, DTI acknowledges and values the diversity of our employees. DTI recognizes that fostering a diverse workforce provides remarkable benefits in terms of innovative thinking, increased collection of skills and experiences, greater teamwork, and higher morale.

To learn more visit DTI’s Website at https://dti.delaware.gov/

Due to the current COVID-19 (coronavirus) outbreak, DTI has implemented temporary telecommuting arrangements for newly hired employees whose job duties are conducive to working from home. These arrangements are expected to be short term and will be monitored by DTI supervisors.

Summary Statement

The Principal responsibility is to ensure that the SECURITY OFFICE services are provided in a way that meets the needs of the customers (both DTI and other state agencies) in compliance with policy and procedures.


The services will be primarily rendered through a team of security administrators, although the LDSA is expected to be proficient in the disciplines supervised and provide direct support where required.  Specific functions will include the following.


1.    Staff supervision

a.     Identify and recommend optimal organizational alignments and staffing requirements

b.     Prepare Performance Plans and Development & Training plans

c.     Identify training opportunities for employees, ensuring staff stays current in an ever-changing discipline

d.     Direct day-to-day activities

e.     Develop staff through coaching, delegation, and stretch assignments

f.      Counsel employees on a continuous basis; perform periodic formal evaluations

g.     Interview potential candidates and make hiring recommendations

h.    Orientation of new employees

i.      As needed, prepare and carry out Remedial Action Plans for sub-performing employees

2.    Leadership

a.     Demonstrate a positive attitude toward management, coworkers, and customers; be a true “team player” with a focus on excellence in service delivery

b.     Nurture creativity and energetic approaches to service delivery

c.     Set a positive example in all regards; exhibit integrity and honesty, and a passion for public service

d.     Ensure that the workgroup complies with Problem Management, Change Management, and Disaster Recovery procedures.

3.    Project / Task / Resource management

a.     Ensure adequate support for mission-critical services, specifically avoiding “one-deep” support conditions

b.     Set project / task priorities for staff consistent with the overall priorities of DTI and customers

c.     Maintain sufficiently close contact with ongoing projects / tasks; notify management in a timely manner of any projects / tasks that are out of compliance with plans

d.     Measure and manage staff resource utilization (staff hours); prepare projected resource plans and analyze vs. actual

4.    Administrative – as needed, including various meetings, management reporting, weekly reporting

Job Requirements

JOB REQUIREMENTS for Lead Security Administrator

Please attach a resume with your online application or use the resume tab in DEL to provide a detailed description of how your education, training and/or experience meets each job requirement including employer, experience/responsibilities and dates (month/year) of employment/training.

  • Possess a bachelor’s degree in IT, related field, OR equivalent work experience.
  • Possess training or experience in Quality Process Management.
  • Possess experience in employee supervision.
  • Possess a minimum of 5 years’ experience in Security Administration and Physical Security.

Conditions of Hire

Criminal background check: A satisfactory fingerprint based criminal background check administered by the Delaware State Police is required as a Condition of Hire.

Applicants must be legally authorized to work in the United States. DTI participates in E-Verify. DTI does not provide employment-based sponsorship.


Benefits to include:

  •  Group Health Plan (discounted premium available AFTER 90 days of employment),Dental Plan, Vision Plan, Prescription, Flexible Spending, Long & Short Term Disability Insurance, Group Universal Life Insurance, AFLAC, Health Management Programs.
  • 21 paid vacation days, 15 paid sick days, 12 paid holidays, Up to 12 weeks paid Parental Leave.
  • Tuition reimbursement up to $4,000 annually.
  • State funded learning opportunities, mentor programs and professional development opportunities.
  • Employee Assistance Program: Access to support services such as Professional Counseling Services, Legal Services, Financial Services.
  • Employer & Employee Funded Pension Plan as well as an Employee Funded Retirement Savings Plan available.

To learn more about the comprehensive benefit package please visit our website at https://dhr.delaware.gov/benefits/ or to determine your total compensation package visit https://statejobs.delaware.gov/total-comp-calc/index.shtml



Selection Process

The application and supplemental questionnaire are evaluated based upon a rating of your education, training and experience as they relate to the job requirements of the position. It is essential that you provide complete and accurate information on your application and the supplemental questionnaire to include dates of employment, job title and job duties. For education and training, list name of educational provider, training course titles and summary of course content. Narrative information supplied in response to the questions must be supported by the information supplied on the application including your employment, education and training history as it relates to the job requirements.

Once you have submitted your application on-line, all future correspondence related to your application will be sent via email. Please keep your contact information current. You may also view all correspondence sent to you by the State of Delaware in the “My Applications” tab at www.delawarestatejobs.com.


Accommodations are available for applicants with disabilities in all phases of the application and employment process. To request an auxiliary aid or service please call (302) 739-5458. TDD users should call the Delaware Relay Service Number 1-800-232-5460 for assistance. The State of Delaware – An Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer.


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Contact us via conventional means. For further assistance, you may contact us by phone at (302) 739-5458, or e-mail at jobs@delaware.gov.